A 25-year veteran of the Coca-Cola system with extensive international experience, Bill Douglas joined Coca-Cola Enterprises in 2004, when he was appointed vice president, controller and principal accounting officer. He was named chief financial officer in 2005. Douglas and his team were integral in the successful sale of CCE’s North American business to The Coca-Cola Co. and the purchase of The Coca-Cola Co.’s Norwegian and Swedish bottling operations in October 2010.
Prior to joining CCE, he served as chief financial officer of Coca-Cola HBC, one of the largest bottlers of non-alcoholic beverages in Europe, whose territory encompasses 28 countries. Douglas has held various positions withi the Coca-Cola system since 1985. Before joining Coca-Cola, he was associated with Ernst & Whinney.
Douglas is a trustee of the University of Georgia Foundation and a member of the J.M. Tull School of Accounting Advisory Board.